Lu Kondor received recognition and a certificate for her selection and participation in UCLA’s Master Class in Fiction for novel writing. Only eight people are chosen each year to participate in the year long novel writing class. Lu has also participated in the Master Class 2.
Lu Kondor is nominated for the James Kirkwood Literary Prize 2019.
In Kirkwood’s memory, his friends and admirers established the James Kirkwood Literary Prize to honor new generations of fiction writers for their literary achievements. The competition is hosted by the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.
June 2019, Lu graduated from UCLA extension with a certificate in Fiction Writing after being chosen as one of only eight students to attend the UCLA Master Class in Novel Writing. Lu is an alumni of UCLA.
Earlier this year, May 16-19, Lu attended the 2019 SFWA Nebula Conference and Awards in Woodland Hills, CA.
Lu Kondor is now a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. AWP provides community, opportunities, ideas, news and advocacy for writers and teachers of writing.
AWP provides support and advocacy with their podcast series on writing and making a living as a writer as well as other topics such as women writers, gender in writing, and finding voice.
Details at https://www.awpwriter.org/
Lu is currently consulting for Southern California Edison.
The faculty development center at the California State University Dominguez Hills has a new blog for faculty and Lu is currently a contributor for the blog series entitled, “The Challenge of Facilitating Successful Online Learning.“ The first in the series is titled Keeping Students Engaged In an Online Learning Environment.